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The Metroidvania Narita Boy will be receiving a Limited Run Games physical release on the Nintendo Switch in the near future.

Pre-orders for standard physical versions will open later this week on 12th November for $39.99, from the Limited Run Games website. There’ll also be a collector’s edition for $74.99 – which includes a poster, a cassette soundtrack, a techno sword pin and a floppy disk…yes, a floppy disk!

Narita Boy
Image: Limited Run Games
Narita Boy
Image: Limited Run Games

When Narita Boy arrived on the Nintendo Switch eShop earlier this year, we said it was a “digital utopia” – awarding it eight out of ten stars in our Nintendo Life review:

“Narita Boy joins a plethora of entertainment franchises that pay homage to ‘80s culture. But where others have failed, Narita Boy transcends its inspiration with exceptional world building, a complex yet thoughtful narrative, and stunning combat gameplay. It occasionally feels a little too vague and abstract in its structure, and ultimately this holds it back from being a true masterpiece, but if you’re longing for a great Metroidvania title, then Narita Boy is absolutely what you’ve been waiting for.”

Will you be adding this title to your physical Switch collection? Have you played the Switch eShop version yet? Leave a comment down below.




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